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Nov 7, 2012 3:00am PST
a decisive and sweeping victory over challenger mitt romney although the popular vote is a lot tighter. >> but in the end, almost all of the key battleground states, including ohio and virginia, they went the president's way and that put him over the top. we have two reports to begin our coverage. >> tahman bradley is in boston but first abc's t.j. winick is with the obama team in chicago. i assume the party may still be going on. good morning, t.j. >> reporter: rob and paula, a good morning to you. that's right. it was actually a narrow win gave president obama a decisive victory despite an unemployment rate that posed a serious threat to his 2012 campaign. president barack obama won a second term tuesday after a race that was primarily fought in just a handful of battleground states. >> you, the american people, reminded us that while our road has been hard, while our journey has been long, we have picked ourselves up, we have fought our way back, and we know in our hearts that for the united states of america, the best is yet to come. >> reporter: florida is still too close to call,
ABC
Nov 7, 2012 2:05am EST
the room fell silent the minute it was announced mitt romney lost the key battleground state of ohio and then the election. romney supporters were convince heed would win some of the key battleground states. he just fell short in states like pennsylvania, ohio and also virginia. here is what mitt romney told his supporters after he called president obama to congratulate him. >> this is a to-- time of great challenges for america and pray the president will be successful in guiding our nation. i so wish -- i so wish that i had been able to fulfill your hopes to lead the country in a different direction, but the nation chose another leader and so ann and i join with you to earnestly pray for him and for this great nation. thank you and god bless america. you guys were the best! thank you so much! [ cheers and applause ] thank you! thanks, guys. >> reporter: mitt romney thanked his donors, volunteers and supporters and says beside choosing his wife ann, picking paul ryan as a runningmate was the best decision he has ever made. ron, paula. >> a gracious speech. had to be a hard one to ma
ABC
Nov 7, 2012 2:30am EST
. >> governor mitt romney conceded the race before 1:00 this morning eastern following a phone call to the president. in a short concession speech, roughly, five minutes. romney wished the president well in guiding the nation. >> the president took his turn at the podium in chicago, just a short time later. and promised to reach out to the other side in his second term. >>> democrats have strengthened their control of the senate by taking two seats away from the republicans. the races that changed hands indiana and massachusetts. >> get this? a wild card in maine, the former governor angus king was to replace olympia snow. he has not said what party he will vote with. >> some lobbying on both side to come over. that is for sure. what a fascinating night. it really was. don't think any one saw it. knew it would be close. popular vote does reflect that. awe. >> romney advisers, seemed lech they had no idea it was coming, blindsided by the results. >> analysts said both side thought they would win. one side would be happy. one side very much disappointed. it is what it is. that is our
ABC
Nov 6, 2012 2:35am EST
>> ohio, florida, and virginia. he basically, mitt romney has to basically go 3-3 in the states in order to within this race. >> reporter: he need the states because this race is still so very close. >> we have come too far to turn back now. we have come too far to let our hearts grow faint. >> the latest poll shows president obama up by 3 points nationally. while campaigning in virginia, the romneys made it clear they feel the white house is within reach. >> are we going to be neighbors soon? [ cheers and applause ] >> romney ended his campaign swing in new hampshire with a big celebration that included a performance by kid rock. his campaign believes romney has the mow momentum and enthusiasm his side and will find out today when voters hit the polls. >> thank you for that report. overnight another in kaedicatiow very close the race could be. the results are in from tiny dixville notch, new hampshire. we need a drum roll. for the first time in the town's history. the vote was tied. five in favor of president obama. five in favor of mitt romney. the poll at midnight. tradition
ABC
Nov 6, 2012 2:35am EST
. the vote was tied. five in favor of president obama. five in favor of mitt romney. the poll at midnight. tradition for the town since 1948. >> if that is any indication, send coffee to the stufd dio. >> officials in new york and new jersey are scrambling to make sure people displaced by hurricane sandy are able to cast their ballots today. make shift tents have been set up with portable polling booths. on top of that. free shuttle buses will carry new yorkers from damaged polling places to alternate sites. governor cuomo signed anned or ear lug people affected by sandy to vote at any polling location in the state. >>> in new jersey, storm victims, meanwhile, will be allowed to vote electronically. applications for mail-in ballot submitted by e-mail or fax. once approved voters have until 8:00 p.m. to return the ballot electronically. residents of hard hit ocean county voting in droves since last friday. voting sites without power are getting generators and a mobile bus will be stopping by emergency shelters as well. >> just one of the many hurdles that a lot of folks in the northeast ar
ABC
Nov 6, 2012 1:40am PST
. there is sandra buckman for romney and kathleen for obama. it all started here when stephanie decided to put up her barack obama sign supporting the president. while her neighbors then countered, putting up signs of their own supporting romney/ryan, starting a bit of a sign war here in this neighborhood, and yet remarkably all of the neighbors here remain friendly. >> we all have the same families, we want a safe country, we want to work. >> reporter: they don't see eye to eye on how to get there. >> we need to be able to disagree about positions and vote for whomever we want to and not take it personally. and that -- >> and that's where i really get mad with obama. he didn't cross the aisle. >> reporter: in the era of political instability, the neighbors on the drive have advice for washington. >> i think they need to see the humanity in the others, and i think they need to focus on that instead of the politics >> should they start baking cookies for each other? >> i evangelize with cookies. >> reporter: food for thought. amy robach, maclean. >> a battleground street in a battleground state. d
ABC
Nov 5, 2012 2:05am EST
'm voting for mitt romney. if i had to peick one guy to hae my back in a crisis, it would be barack obama. i will be a good soldier and vote for mitt romney. but i will hate it. do you hear me? i will hate it. an one final note to the new jersey residents who are going through the phone book and making threatening phone calls to people named sandy, cut it out. you are being idiots. all right, be safe. >> that was "saturday night live," poking fun at the b bromance between the new jersey governor and president obama during the storm. a relationship that speaks to our next story. >> sign language chick nailed it. >> they get a lot of attention. they're going crazy. >> my husband was like i couldn't pay attention. >> i will read, you interpret. abc's john donvan shoals why pollsters should have been asking a different question. >> reporter: you can ask voters who they want to win. ask them who they think will win? who are you going to vote for? >> romney. >> reporter: who do you thing is going to win? >> obama. >> reporter: you may get -- >> what people are feeling and you get a broad sense. >>
ABC
Nov 15, 2012 2:35am EST
mitt romney for the first time since his election defeat. what he is saying about obama campaign tactics raising a couple eyebrows. >>> then an inspiring story, the young lady who ran a long, a really, really long way. mostly barefoot on top of that. why she did it coming up. >> she is going to need a pedicure. >> bunion city. >>> are you hungry this morning? are you? >> always every morning. >> that's just it. >> fact of life on this shift. >> i have been doing cooking with a guy you mae have seen on tv. we will get hot and heavy in the kitchen with marcus samuelson. plenty of meat in the story. stay tuned. we like stories with substance. >> first, both sides are laying out the battle lines over the looming budget crisis in washington. house speaker john boehner says republicans want to cooperate but not by raising taxes. >> here we go again. president obama addressed the crisis rather and other challenges he faces in his first post-victory news conference. abc's karen travers is joining us from washington with more. hi, karen. >> reporter: good morning, rob. good morning, paula
ABC
Nov 5, 2012 2:30am EST
state to swing state trying to win over those undecided voters. a frantic pace for mitt romney and president obama in the final stretch, crisscrossing the swing states. mitt romney, 14 stops in seven states. president obama, 14 stops in eight states. the latest abc news/"washington post" poll shows the race essentially deadlocked. 49% of like low voters support obama. 48% romney. >> so we made real progress, florida, the past four years. >> reporter: the candidates and their runningmates all made stops in the critical battleground state of ohio. of course they had duelling messages for voters. >> i know what real change looks like. it's because i fought for it. because i delivered it. we can't give up on it now. >> you hope that president obama would live up to his promis to bring people together to solve big problems. but he hasn't. and i will. >> reporter: also on romney's schedule, pennsylvania. a tradiditionally democratic ste that romney is making a play for. >> the people of america understand we are taking back the white house because we are going to win pennsylvania. >>
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 1:40am PDT
for mitt romney. he essentially had to go down for several days in the middle of the final week of the campaign. that's bad news if you're the challenger. and for president obama, it gave him a chance to do his day job, and that day job happens to be being the president. so he was able to appear in the disaster zone, able to marshal the resources, and show he was in control, have a commander in chief moment while mitt romney was struggling how to be a daent in a time of a national kaka as the trophy. >> and good favorability marks coming out after the storm for the president. >> indeed. we had almost eight in ten people saw the president's reaction to the storm favorably. those are astoundingly positive numbers, and you even had republicans, including the prominent republican chris christie, praising him for his efforts, so all around praise for the president. in reacting to this, he's able to look the part, and people seemed to react to what he was doing. >> well, let's talk about that reaction because we just learned that even mayor bloomberg has somewhat endorsed president ob
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 2:35am EDT
with less than a week un,000 titil e day. the blunt, brash, republican governor one of mitt romney's most staunch supporters. with his state facing historic devastation and massive rebuilding, christie welcomed the president's help. >> he has worked incredibly closely with me since before the storm hit. this its our sixth conversation since the weekend. and, it's, it's been a great working relationship. >> reporter: in such a tight race, romney couldn't afford to lose another day on the campaign trail. he was in florida, a state that is essentially a must win for him. romney set aside his usual attacks and struck a subdued optimistic tone. >> this is a turning point in american history. >> reporter: only fleeting reference to the president. >> it is a new path of bold, aggressive change. become to politics for president obama. he'll make stops in wisconsin, nevada and colorado. karen travers, abc news, washington. >> by all measures this is still a tied race, that is still going to come down to a few key swing states, ohio. according to a "the new york times" poll we got yesterday, hallow
ABC
Nov 15, 2012 1:40am PST
, a windy city party in your mouth. how's that for a tease? >> what did you say? >>> mitt romney assigning blame for his loss. ♪ ♪ say what you need to say an to say ♪ ♪ have no fear of giving in ♪ say what you mean to say ♪ say what you mean to say >>> did you say what you mean to say? >> always do. >> come on. >> you don't have an issue with that. may sound like sour grapes as mitt romney tried to explain his election day loss. >> while talking to some of his biggest donors wednesday, romney kind of echoed his 47% remark suggesting the president bought his re-election victory. here is abc's david muir. >> reporter: mitt romney leaving his hotel the day after the election. next to the convention center where he hoped to deliver the one speech he had written. his victory speech. but now in the week since the election, abc news has learned mitt romney has been explaining his loss to his closest advisers and top donors and it started at a breakfast the very next morning. perhaps his most eye opening explanations yet during his conference call with a larger group of donors. romney
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 2:35am EDT
at mitt romney saying his economic plan is just a rehash the policies that led to the country's economic crisis and heads to the all-important state of ohio later today. >>> and for his part, mitt romney was in virginia at several campaign stops. he criticized the president for not doing enough to help businesses. also romney said the nation needs a president who understands business better. romney's aides are conceding that the storm's slowed some of his momentum but insist their internal polls show him ahead in some of those toss-up states. romney visits wisconsin and also ohio today. >>> and from the lighter side of politics, vice president biden went on david letterman's show last night to read his top ten list. >> oh, joe, the subject, the top ten reasons to vote early. here's some of the highlights. >> if you vote early you don't have to pay taxes. i'm sorry, i'm being told that's not accurate >> that's not accurate. number two. >> early voters receive a $5 million donation from donald trump. >> wow! and the number one good thing about voting early, ladies and gentlemen -- >> hones
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 1:40am PDT
jersey. >> oh, yes. >> no one quite gets or understands how this will play out. does this help romney? does it help the president? what are the polls showing? it has been a topsy-turvy few days, no one really knows. we'll know tuesday night. won't we? >> yes. >>> also ahead, heroes of the hurricanes, some of the neighbors helping neighbors with a new life on the line. >>> then, we'll lighten things up a little and show you some of the best celebrity halloween costumes "ifs and butts" that will make more sense. shortly. that will come up in "the skinny". >> people have a little idea what's going on. bring "the skinny" back after a few days of all storm news. that's good. of course we have got to stick with the sandy story and palpable signs of recovery in sandy's wake. power is being restored in what has been a very dark lower manhattan. and traffic lights in new york's financial district came back on yesterday afternoon. power to buildings is coming back a bit slower. one by one. still a bit of good news. >> parts of new york's virtual lifeline, the subway system, will begin running a
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 2:35am EST
. thankfully. >> interesting, mitt romney didn't take any battleground states. the final tally, obama took four swing states. colorado, ohio, virginia, combined, 306,000 votes just to show you how close it was in battleground states. >> the final popular vote, obama is up as of right now, yesterday afternoon by 3 million votes, all over the country. and florida still being counted. a lot of what is coming in, democratic counties. the layest on the numbers. >> don't hold your breath. >>> a 21-year-old california man confessed to breaking noonan see pelosi's home. arrested during another burglary in the same napa valley neighborhood. he had a watch on him taken from pelosi's house. and police say he admitted to breaking into six homes. >>> still recovering from super storm sandy, residents in new jersey and new york are now being hit by a nor'easter. the heavy, wet snow took down power lines and made the evening commute a pretty dangerous one. >> more than 1,000 flights have been canceled at area's airports and the nation's largest commuter railroad came to a halt. central park picked up 4 inches
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 2:35am EST
at the campaign parties for president obama and governor romney they looked very different. >> absolutely. as pundits have been pointing out ever since, the outcome of the election rested on those differences. here is abc's cecilia vega. >> reporter: from the chicago victory party to new york's times square, we saw the same thing last night in the battleground of tampa, florida. >> the diversity in the crowd here behind me, that is one of the big issues in the election one of the reasons florida is such a strong battleground state right now. latinos critical to obama's win. >> reporter: just look at the faces i shot on my phone. young, black, white, latino, men, women. they are the voters who reflect the changing face of america. voters whose diversity mirrors the very man they put into office for a second time. >> when you look at the country today it is much more like the "modern family" of the country where there is minorities, gays, single women than it is about the "mad men" part of the country, white male oriented. >> reporter: it's not that whites stayed home, there is just fewer o
ABC
Nov 29, 2012 1:40am PST
winning senate confirmation. >>> well, mitt romney is going to the white house after all. the former presidential candidate is meeting president obama for lunch today in a private white house dining room. now, the president had promised, of course, in his victory speech that he would reach out to his rival. romney has been spending most post election time at his family's home in southern california. wouldn't you like to be a fly on the wall of that one? ♪ awkward >> slightly. or maybe they will actually be more, more warm and hospitable than we think. >> you think with such a partisan, divisive election. you wonder how they kind of break that ice, and the president with his political role model, lincoln. team rival. there was at some point, romney would be treasury secretary. a little unlikely. at least give romney a role in some economic council or advisory position. >> the president has gone on record and says he respects romney for his work with the olympics, restoring the olympics, you know, his skillset lends to ideas that could get the economy growing going. but his spokesman
ABC
Nov 27, 2012 1:40am PST
governor romney. the stat was 17 minutes into the speech before he said the name romney. remember that? you wonder how the gop now feels about him. he is a popular guy. so -- >> got to strike while the iron is hot. >> that's right. everyone has their turn. we'll see. >>> in other news now, the president's likely choice as next secretary of state begins making her round today on capitol hill. susan rice meets behind closed doors with some top republican lawmakers. of course, they have been critical of her comments on the september 11th attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. senator john mccain is chief among her critics, but he has since backed off his threat to block her nomination. the two are set to meet tuesday. what a fascinating chat that will be. >> i'm sure they will embrace. >>> also on capitol hill, signs of a growing republican revolt. lawmakers who promised not to raise taxes are now reconsidering. >> they're trying to avoid the fiscal cliff, which looms in just more than a month. abc's karen travers is in washington with the latest. good morning, karen. >> reporter: good morning
ABC
Nov 12, 2012 2:05am EST
to this punchline. >> good news for mitt romney, he has most of the confederacy. >> reporter: our house is divided still. >> red and blue is still better than blue and gray. >> shall we stop this bleeding? >> reporter: david wright, abc news, los angeles. >> i can't wait. >> i smell oscar. >> oh, no question about it. >> done. >> i don't know if you have read team of rivals, and based loosely on that. tons of oscar buzz. >> it is going to be good. opens nationwide this coming friday. go check it out. more from abc coming up next. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. >>> this morning on "world news now" -- more secrets spilling out about the david petraeus affair. >> there is now a third woman involved in the former cia director's soap opera. and she is not his wife or his lover. it's monday, november 12th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good monday morning, everybody. happy veterans day. i'm rob nelson. >> i'm sunny hostin in for paula faris. we'll get the latest on the dramatic downfall of general david petraeus and a mess
ABC
Nov 12, 2012 3:00am PST
" to this "daily show" punch line election night. >> good news for mitt romney, he has most of the confederacy. >> reporter: our house is divided still. >> red and blue is still better than blue and gray. >> shall we stop this bleeding? >> reporter: david wright, abc news, los angeles. >> i can't wait. >> i smell oscar. >> oh, no question about it. >> done. >> i don't know if you've read "team of rivals" by doris kearns goodwin. many people have. it's based loosely on that. of course, tons of oscar buzz. >> you know it's going to be good. opens nationwide this coming friday. go check it out. more from abc coming up next. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. p next. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. @ññc?
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 2:35am EST
will be a good soldier. i will vote for romney. but i am going to hate it. >> i am actually late for work right now. it is about two hours. >> the lines were just all in shambles it was crazy. >> why are you upset? >> i really, really want to vote. >> yeah, why can't you vote? >> because i am not 18 years old. >> i have listened to you. i have learned from you. and you have made me a better president. and with your stories and your struggles i return to the white house more determined and more inspired than ever about the work that there is to do and the future that lies ahead. [ cheers and applause ] >> i so wish i had been able to fulfill your hopes to lead the country in a different direction. but the nation chose another leader, so ann and i join with you to earnestly pray for him and this great nation. >> it started to get cold. people are in homes that are uninhabitable. it is going to become increasingly clear they're uninhabitable when the temperature drops. >> it's eight days. and the mayor, the governor comes on the radio and says "oh the sun is out today." who cares? who cares if the
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 2:35am EST
mitt romney and paul ryan were that they actually lost. >> almost blindsided. now paul ryan has given his first network tv interview since the defeat to abc's jonathan karl. >> reporter: how much of a shock was it? >> well, you know -- we thought we had a really good chance of winning. the polling and the data and all the people, the smart people who watch this stuff -- they had a pretty optimistic view on the night. and so going into boston that day, we felt like we had a pretty darn good chance of winning. as you can imagine it was a bit of a shock. when we didn't win. >> reporter: "saturday night live" poked fun at ryan, native of janesville, wisconsin. >> mother sent me to got you, father. paul ryan is doing feats of strength in the drawing room. she thought we would like to see. >> i would like to see him carry wisconsin! >> reporter: the president wins 330-some electoral votes, every battleground state with the exception of north carolina does barack obama now have a mandate? >> i don't think so. because they also re-elected the house republicans. whether people -- intended or n
ABC
Nov 30, 2012 1:40am PST
of the fiscal cliff discussions and sat down for lunch with former rival mitt romney. >> i am sure they will or have already compared experiences on the campaign trail. >> today president obama hits the road to push for his plan to avoid the fiscal cliff. but republicans have slammed him for campaign-style politics that they say just won't get the job done. rob and sunny, back to you. >> can you really imagine that they're not going to reach some sort of deal to avoid the fiscal cliff? i mean that would be so unpopular across the nation. >> you would -- if you can take an action that would solve the problem for 98% of the country and then come back to the debate about the wealthiest 2%, let's get that first chunk done. republicans fear they could lose leverage if they cave in on the middle-class issue. apparently the president, his team has made increased demand here including, a provision now, part of the negotiations where, the congressional control over the debt limit would go away. and congress does not like to have its power take any way. so maybe the white house, upped the an
ABC
Nov 12, 2012 2:30am EST
romney, he has most of the confederacy. >> reporter: our house is divided still. >> red and blue is still better than blue and gray. >> shall we stop this bleeding? >> reporter: david wright, abc news, los angeles. >> i can't wait. >> i smell oscar. >> oh, no question about it. >> done. >> i don't know if you have read "team of rivals" by doris kearns goodwin, it is based loosely on that. tons of oscar buzz. >> it is going to be good. opens nationwide this coming friday. go check it out. more from abc coming up next. >> announcer: is is abc's "world news now," informing >> announcer: is is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. did you know that chroronic hepatitis c affects approxately one million hispanic americans? each story is different, but for at least 20 yearars my father never said how sick he was getting. he stayed silent, never talked over the options with his doctor. if he had, maybe i'd be siting him at home, instead of here. if you still think there's strength in silence, talk to your doctor about your options and learn momore at tune in to hep c dot c
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